Legislative and Government Links
California Department of Insurance
The California Department of Insurance is responsible for enforcing
many of the insurance-related laws of the state. We are foremost
a consumer protection agency. Our number one priority is to protect
insurance consumers by regulating the industry’s practices
and encouraging a healthy marketplace, which is one of the largest
in the world.
The Department of Managed Health Care (The DMHC)
The Department of Managed Health Care is an innovative new problem-solving
and law enforcement agency designed to ensure aggressive prevention
and high quality health care for Californians enrolled in managed
care plans. Signed into law as part of a broad managed care reform
package, the DMHC is a start-up endeavor, working for healthy
Californians and a viable and accountable managed care system.
Official California Legislative Information
The Legislative Counsel's World Wide Web site on the Internet
provides official California legislative information. The Legislative
Counsel's home page offers easy access to various categories of
The Home Page contains eight buttons or selections: Today's Events,
Bill Information, California Law, Your Legislature, Legislative
Publications, Legislative WWW Sites, Legislative Counsel, and
New Features. Each of these selections will take you to subsequent
pages for retrieving specific legislative information.
You can quickly retrieve the current day's schedule of floor
sessions and committee meetings. You can also retrieve bill information
by requesting a particular bill or searching the bills by subject,
author or both.
The State of California
The official state of California website. This site provides
links to resources for education, business, health and safety,
consumers and families, labor and employment, the history and
culture of California, travel and transportation, environment
and natural resources, and the Government of California.
The U.S Food and Drug Association (The FDA)
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring
the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs,
biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food
supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is
also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to
speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective,
safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate,
science-based information they need to use medicines and foods
to improve their health.